Fathers Day Foray

Treat your Dad with a day at the museum.

There are so many different ways to celebrate your Dad on Father's Day. But why not make sure that your Dad's special day is full of activities that give him time with those he loves most?

Join us for a Father's Day Foray. We're offering a tonne of fun down at the museum. 

Book Dad a place at the full day Blacksmithing Workshop with heritage trade Blacksmiths Rob Scully and Wayne Schmidt! Find out more.

Serve Dad and the family an all star picnic platter with burgers, onion rings, chips and a beer of course! More on that down below.

Encourage everyone in the family to get creative by making something fun for Dad in our Maker space.

Foreigners on the Slide show is on in our theatrette. Steal some time away to see what it's all about. Find out more.

Dad and Grandad may have memories of the city's beautiful old buildings and we're showcasing a load of them made in miniature. Find out more.


Saturday 5 September 2021


Throughout the museum buildings and grounds


Ipswich in Miniature, Foreigners on the Slide Show and Maker space activities are included with Museum entry and free for Annual Pass holders. No need to book – just come along and join in the fun.

Book a Father's Day Beer & Burgers Platter

$60 per family of 4 – 2 adults or 2 children

2 adult burgers – choice of

BBQ beef burger - Brioche roll, meat patty, double American cheddar cheese, fried onions, lettuce, tomato, beetroot and smokey BBQ sauce

Bacon & Ranch Chicken burger  - Brioche roll, chicken schnitty, lettuce, tomato, cheese, crispy bacon and ranch sauce

2 children’s burgers – choice of

Cheeseburger or chicken and cheese burger

Can be substituted for chicken nuggets if preferred – no price difference so kids can choo choo choose!

Sides to share

Hot fries, sweet potato fries and onion rings with aioli and tomato sauces.


2 drinks for adults - choose from beer, wine, coffee, soft drink or juice.

2 drinks for children - choose from an assortment of juices. 

Be quick to book your hamper. Call us on (07) 3432 5100.




Event Details

05 September 2021, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Free with Admission

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